Índice del Desempeño Ambiental


Costa Rica according to the Environmental Performance Index (EPI)

Publication
year
Name of the
Index
Score* World
rank
Number of
countries
2008 EPI 2008 90,5 5 149
2010 EPI 2010 86,4 3 163
2012 EPI 2012 69,0 5 132
2014 EPI 2014** 58,5 54 178
2016 EPI 2016 80,0 42 180

* The scale used is from 0 to 100, where 100 represents the best possible rating.
** From this publication on a significant change occurred in the methodology.


Latin America and the Caribbean according to the EPI 2014

Country Score World Rank
(178 countries)
Latin America
Rank
(18 countries)
Chile 69,93 29 1
Ecuador 58,54 53 2
Costa Rica 58,53 54 3
Venezuela, RB 57,8 57 4
Panama 56,84 58 5
Mexico 55,03 65 6
Uruguay 53,61 70 7
Dominican Republic 53,24 75 8
Brazil 52,97 77 9
Colombia 50,77 85 10
Bolivia 50,48 87 11
Nicaragua 50,32 90 12
Argentina 49,55 93 13
Honduras 48,87 97 14
Guatemala 48,06 98 15
Perú 45,05 110 16
El Salvador 43,79 115 17
Paraguay 39,25 133 18